Embroidered Signatures ProjectFFCF. Maitland Branch: Banner

CYP National Trust Museum
Yorke Peninsula
Fighting Forces Comforts Fund. Maitland
61cm x 105.5cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)/c1940s
ID Number
Appliqué,Banners,Stem Stitch,

Physical Description

Rectangular ecru cotton banner with an applied red 'V' (for victory) in the centre. Names are all embroidered in stem stitch with a single strand of red or dark blue cotton thread. Machine hemmed.

Theme and Purpose

World War II. Fighting Forces Comforts Fund?. To raise funds for the local Branch during WW2, members of the public were asked to sign their names on the cloth for a small cost in order to raise funds. These names were then embroidered. Made by the local women of Maitland.


Below are the names that have been transcribed from this object. Multiple instances of a name on one object is indicated by a bracketed number after the name. A name in bold appears on other objects. Click these names to see the other objects.

Altus, M

Ames, Beverly

Ames, M

Baldock, C H

Baldock, G H

Bayes, M

Bowering, M C

Brokenshire, Merryn

Chamberlain, M

Daveritt, Barbara

Dutschke, T E

Edington, M J

Egar, Anne

Farrow, Brian H

French, E

French, N

Glastonbury, May E

Greenslade, F L

Gunning, Glen M

Halliday, K C

Hansbury, H

Heath, Mary

Hughes, Annastasia M

James, Barrie Winton

Jarrett, Q M

Jarrett, R H

Jones, C J

Kelly, U H

Kempe, E N

Kempe, M P A

Kennedy, Alice

Kennedy, P R

King, Joy

Klaebe, Mary

Langsford, K

Liddy, J A

MacDonald, E F

Mackenzie, Alice

Madigan, M Y

Mathews, Margaret

McKnight, E M

Minge, S

Monfries, M

Nietz, Beatrice

Paterson, Eleanor

Pearce, Charlie

Pearce, Lorna

Pearce, Mavis

Pearce, May

Pearce, Megs

Pomerry, C

Powell, J M

Raisul, H R

Rinder, G E

Schultz, E L

Smith, A E

Smith, Noreen

Souter, L D

Storer, G V

Sturm, Coralie

Sturm, L R

Sturm, Margaret

Thomas, Edith

Thomas, Mary

Thomas, Phoebe

Thomas, W W

Timmens, E

Tribbeck, M J

Wells, E M

Wheare, Denis

Wilsden, D

Winton, Lance

Wundersitz, M

Wundersitz, Pat